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The Power of One

Good Evening, God! I’ve been thinking of just what I can do to lower my contributions to Global Warming. My wonderful husband Kit challenged me to Make a List! Then as I was centering the other night — a Brand

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Posted in Anger, authority over my life, Blessing, changing who I want to become, climate changes, connecting, Faith, hope, Hope as a gift from God, slow incremental change, The difficulty of changing

So great a Cloud of Witnesses

Good Evening, God! My wonderful husband Kit was driving us home from church this morning when I saw these lovely clouds and snapped a photo.  The photo had several lights show up in it.  No doubt reflections of some kind.

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Posted in Being With, Blessing, encourage and comfort, Expand my Heart, imagining, Light, Light shining through, Possibilities

Rejoicing While Weeping

Good Evening, God! Oh Lord, God! I am weeping . . . 11 people gunned down in a synagogue in Pittsburgh . . . at prayer.  Not that long ago it was African-Americans killed in a Christian church . .

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Posted in Blessing, connecting, LOVE, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, rejoicing, Sharing, The daily details of love, The Flow of God's Love, Weeping

Being Kind . . . Being Respectful

Good Day, God! I’ve been pondering — and actually working on doing — what You command. Love your enemies — pray for those who persecute you. Now, thanks be, no one is persecuting me. But, they seem to be willing

Posted in Being a Blessing, Blessing, connecting, kindness, listening, LOVE, opposable virtues, praying, Praying for our enemies, respect

Being Fruitful and Blessing

Good Day, God! This morning, my wonderful husband Kit accompanied my on  my walk up to the top of Hahaione Street.  Being together is something I am appreciating more and more. I don’t have to be entertained. I don’t have

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Posted in Blessing, connecting, family, LOVE, Our Extended Family - all creatures great and small

A Call to Bless

Good Day, God! I’m feeling GOOD, God! I feel as if the First Half of the year is DONE! Apparently, there were things needing to be done in the first half of this year that were stressful. And, once again,

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Posted in Blessing, Caring, connecting, Future

Noble Intentions and Blessing Others

Good Day, God! This morning — during my Centering Prayer time — I remembered a talk given by Hob Osterlund — years ago — at Central Union Church. She encouraged us, when dealing with irritating Parts of Ourselves, to remember

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Posted in Blessing, connecting, kindness, Noble Intentions, Positive Protective Limits, respect, Wanting a protected time

The Purpose of Evil

Good Evening, God! This election has been hard on me — a trauma. I’ve been SO UPSET. But finally I realized the horrible effect my response was having on me. Boy, God, that was an eyeopener! I had become angry (OK, hateful), judgmental, seriously

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Posted in Anger, Blessing, Centering Prayer, connecting, Darkness, Evil, hate, Judgmental, Prayer

Angels Still Here — Wanting to help us

Good Evening, God! My wonderful husband Kit and I actually ate early enough to go for a walk around our block and this angel is still on duty. I love the Christmas Lights. I love the whole idea of Christmas.

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Posted in Blessing, connecting, hope, LOVE, Peace, power and peace and gentleness, the gift of persistent love

Blessing WHOM?

Good Afternoon, God! I wrote this blog in the 20 minute break at the Morning of Centering Prayer. It felt urgent, God. I’m beginning to understand that Blessing folks strengthens all that is good in them. That is why You

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Posted in Blessing, connecting, courage, hope, Hope as a gift from God, Prayer, praying, responsibility

Blogs I Follow
Brené Brown

chatting and sometimes, listening

Rachel Naomi Remen

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A Moment with God

chatting and sometimes, listening

Sacred Dance Guild Journal

Since 1958 articles by members & guests offer news about activities, history, Sacred Dance practices, profiles of Sacred Dancers, choreography, images & illustrations.

Victoria Paulsen

How to Step In -- Substitute Teaching

Brené Brown

chatting and sometimes, listening

Rachel Naomi Remen

chatting and sometimes, listening

A Moment with God

chatting and sometimes, listening

Sacred Dance Guild Journal

Since 1958 articles by members & guests offer news about activities, history, Sacred Dance practices, profiles of Sacred Dancers, choreography, images & illustrations.

Victoria Paulsen

How to Step In -- Substitute Teaching